Students in Ms. Lindell’s 7th Grade Science Class have been learning about the steps of the Scientific Method. In our parachute lab, they were running through each step of the Scientific Method and creating their own lab experiment. Students were all given similar variables to build their parachute, like 4 strings, and a G.I. Joe figurine. Their independent variable was the materials they chose to use for the build of the parachute. They were given coffee filters, plastic ziplock bags, or construction paper. They created a hypothesis as to which materials they thought would create the best parachute that would catch the most air resistance and help their G.I. Joe land safely from their jump off the 2nd floor balcony. Students spent a day creating their parachutes and then we tested them by launching them off of the balcony with volunteers at the bottom timing their decent. We collected all Read more
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GEAR UP Iowa is charged with significantly increasing the number of students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education. The Iowa College Student Aid Commission administers GEAR UP Iowa in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education and other state agencies; local school districts; post-secondary educational institutions; and community organizations, businesses, and industries. more info here https://www.iowacollegeaid.gov/content/about-gear-up
On Tuesday, September 29th, at 6 p.m. there will be an opportunity for the public to share their thoughts and concerns with the Administration and School Board members regarding the proposed closing of J.B. Young K8 School. Please attend if you have questions or concerns about the proposed closing please attend.
EMTs from AMT visited the AVID 7th and 8th graders on Friday, September 18th. They talked with students about the training necessary for various jobs in the medical field and what an average day looks like at work for them. They taught students the ABCs of being a First Responder and how to properly put someone in a backboard. We also got to visit the inside of an ambulance.
In an effort to make the yearbook more cost effective for school and families alike, this year’s annual has been made available on every student’s Google Drive account. In order to access the yearbook, students need to log into their Google Drive account from home or anywhere they have an internet connection. If you try to access the yearbook and are having trouble, please contact Mr. Price by email at: email@example.com. Have a great summer! Read more